The SJ 9 (Shijian 9) spacecraft is atechnology satellite developed for the Chinese Comission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND).
It will conduct in-orbit experiments for electric propulsion, high-precision- and high-stability control systems, high-efficienent power supply and advanced thermal control technology. The satellite features also instruments for earth observation and component tests of indigenously developed technology.
|Type / Application:||Technological experiments|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|SJ 9||2012||CZ-2D (2)|